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Author Name    Nicholas B. Dirks

Title   Castes of Mind: Colonialism and the Making of Modern India

Binding   Softcover

Book Condition   New

Publisher   New Delhi, India Orient BlackSwan/Permanent Black 2003

ISBN    8178240726 / 9788178240725

Seller ID   101971

The author argues that caste is neither an unchanged survival of ancient India nor a single system that reflects some core culture. Rather than being an expression of Indian tradition, he argues that caste, as we know it now, is a relatively modern phenomenon, the product of the encounter between India and British colonial rule. This is not to suggest that the British invented caste, but to show that it was on account of British domination that caste became a single term capable of naming as well as subsuming Indiaís diverse forms of social identity and organisation. Dirks also examines the rise of caste politics in contemporary India, in particular caste-based movements and their implications for Indian nationhood.Printed Pages: 388.

Castes of Mind: Colonialism and the Making of Modern India Nicholas B. Dirks

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